Flowery Branch City Manager Bill Andrew told the city council at its first meeting of the new year Thursday evening that 2020 could see a number of art projects joining the downtown renaissance.
Flowery Branch is moving closer to doubling the size of its sewer plant, with a Jan. 2 vote planned on whether to spend $1.8 million for design work and construction management.
Flowery Branch is set to decide on Thursday, Dec. 5, whether to OK design and construction plans for Atlanta-based The Residential Group’s planned residential-retail project on Main Street.
Residents of Flowery Branch are being asked to give their opinions on the redevelopment of the city's downtown area.
Building elevations and basic designs for the project have been released.
Flowery Branch City Council renewed its opposition Thursday night to local governments being restricted in regulating design standards for homes.
Flowery Branch customers will see slightly higher water and sewer bills in November after the Flowery Branch City Council unanimously approved a 5% rate increase Thursday.
To address rapid growth, Flowery Branch is looking at taking out $25.2 million in 20-year loans to build a new sewer plant and expanding and improving the water system.
A 334-unit apartment complex got unanimous, final approval Thursday, Sept. 19, from the Flowery Branch City Council.
The project could take several years to build, with developers saying they believe timing would coincide with area road improvements — including the widening of Spout Springs Road — as well as Flowery Branch’s sewer expansion.